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This Chart Shows How Your Taste In Music Reflects Your Intelligence

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Virgil Griffith correlated bands and artists with the SAT scores of their fans and made a pretty fascinating chart documenting it all. He did it by using Facebook to find the top ten favorite artists for each university, and plotted that against the average SAT score for that college. Probably not the most scientific or accurate study ever, but an interesting one nonetheless. To pretty much no surprise, Beethoven ranked as the "smart kid" music of choice and Lil Wayne as the "dumb kid" music of choice. Here's the whole thing...